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Ford Focus
Price: $14,395 - $16,925
Mileage: 35 mpg Hwy, 24 mpg City
Sales increase: 29%

American car companies have had a few big sales hits this year, and the redesigned Focus is one of the biggest.

A low price and good fuel economy have helped sales, but according to PIN analyst Tom Libby, the biggest driver has been a high-tech accessory: the Sync Bluetooth system that allows drivers easy cell-phone interaction or lets them play music off a USB thumb drive using voice commands.

NEXT: Nissan Versa

Last updated May 27 2008: 5:58 PM ET